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The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
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Social Sciences

Financial identity in my community

Use a community profiler such as Infometrics to identify the financial well-being of your community.

Describe any organisations or businesses that play an important role in providing incomes in your area.

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Financial identity in my community

Use a community profiler such as Infometrics to analyse patterns in your community. For example, how many people are retired? How many people own their own homes or are renting? What is the average income of the community?

Discuss ways that economic assets in your local area affect the financial identity of your community.

Interview people in your community about what shapes their money/moni choices, for example, spending and saving/te whakaputu, budgeting/tahua, setting financial goals/whāinga paetae and managing debt/nama.

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Financial identity in my community

Debate whether it is better to be a wealthy individual or to be part of a wealthy community.

Complete the future briefs activity with a group. Create a visual map of similar changes taking place in your own community. Explore ways that cultural or community values might be kept or changed. Predict the positive and negative outcomes of the changes outlined in the future brief taking place within your own community.

Create a map of important economic resources in your area. Include a static image that relates to your research. View this slide presentation for an overview of the features used in static images.

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Government assisted housing initiatives

Explore this history of state housing timeline.

Discuss when and why social housing was introduced in New Zealand.

Define what a state house/whare is.

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Government assisted housing initiatives

Make a timeline for the development of social housing in New Zealand.

Explain the history and purpose of a state house/whare.

Explain how Kiwibuild works.

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Government assisted housing initiatives

Research ways that your local community and council help families in your community.  Interview families, and from their feedback formulate some solutions for ways to support families with housing options in the future.

Interview a retired person about their housing needs, both now and in the past. Evaluate how their housing choices earlier in life have impacted on their current situation.

From your interviews or research find an issue facing an elderly person around housing. Be the ‘Champion for the Elderly” and present your findings. This could be to to a landlord, family member, rest home, retirement village or Grey Power, for example.

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Equipping young people for their financial future, embedding good money habits early on.

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Written in English with resources aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum.

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Medium Education

Written in te reo Māori with resources aligned to Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

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